Leigh Hedger on Muck Rack

Leigh Hedger

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Indianapois, Ind.
Homepage Editor — The Indianapolis Star

Yay for words, root beer, running, polka, bad jokes and angry dinosaurs. Home page editor at @IndyStar.

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Biography

Currently homepage editor at IndyStar.com, my career arc at The Star has covered marketing, copywriting, special sections, management, photography, design, business and automotive editing.

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@lhedger — 886 followers, 4,963 tweets

Oct 21, 2017

"I have no good news to tell you about Indianapolis. The odds are, the murder rate is going to rise."  http://indy.st/2xPZ5ad 

Oct 21, 2017

“When there’s been a big bill to try to do something, it gets all loaded up and collapses on its own weight.”  http://indy.st/2yC7Ng9 

Oct 20, 2017

RT @hollyvhays: "When I heard the shots, I ran out of the store & didn't look back." What we know about a fatal south-side shooting: https:…

Oct 20, 2017

"A lot of people were running, frantic. A lot of people were dropping their groceries."   Update on Kroger shooting:  http://indy.st/2xUgU8i 

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Interview

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Professionally? No. But I still have Dad's Royal at home on a shelf of ancient media technology.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Nellie Bly is real and great, but I enjoyed the portrayal of her mental hospital infiltration by Laura Dern for "Drunk History."